Yorkshire Water fault blamed for Goole flooding
Investigations into July's flooding in Goole are pointing to a failure or fault at Yorkshire Water's Carr Lane pumping station, according to East Riding Council.
The exact circumstances leading to the flooding of part of the pumping station have not yet been established. Further investigative work is being carried out to determine the exact sequence of failure.
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A progress report will go to the council's environment and regeneration overview and scrutiny sub-committee next Wednesday as part of the council's ongoing investigation.
Dave Waudby, head of infrastructure and facilities at the council, said: "Investigations into this summer's flooding in Goole are progressing and we are continuing to interview residents, local ward members, the town council, the relevant drainage boards and Yorkshire Water."
The investigation into the cause of the floods, on July 5 and 6, are not expected to be completed until next summer.